Jeanne Gourdon : French

Jeanne Gourdon
Subject : French Native
France
(392) Lessons
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Last class : Today
Today
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45 Min : $23.06 / £17.14 / €19.55
Trial: 60% OFF
Hello, my name is Jeanne Gourdon and I'm 25 years old and currently living in France. I am a native French speaker and teach French. I have taught online with Verbalplanet.com since September 2016. I can speak the following languages fluently: French, English. I am currently offering a discounted initial trial lesson at 60% of my normal lesson price for new students.

Detailed Profile in English

About me

Bonjour ! Hello !

I am a native French speaker with experience in teaching French to non-French nationals in the Philippines. I've also been teaching online since November 2016, and I love it!

*** I won't be available to teach from the 14th to the 19th of June. ***

You might like learning with me because...

- I am dynamic, organized and patient,

- I have teaching experience to children, teenagers and adults,

- I specialized in using numeric to improve the learning experience, I am familiar with lots of tools and create my own resources,

- I like to take up challenges, I'm not afraid of trying something new and I'll do my best to help you reach your goal(s)!

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications:

September 2016: Master in Teaching French as a Foreign Language, specialized in using numeric tools

June 2014: "University Diplom" in Teaching French as a Foreign Language

June 2013: Bachelor in Foreign Languages Applied to Law and Economics (English & German)

Experience:

January 2016 to December 2017: Teaching in Cebu City (the Philippines) - to teenagers and adults, from beginner (A1) to intermediate (B1), one-to-one sessions and big groups (around 45 students)

April to July 2015: Teaching in Hô-Chi-Minh (Vietnam) - to children and teenagers, from beginner to intermediate, small groups

2014-2015: organisation of intercultural workshops in the Alliance Française of Bordeaux (France)

I've also been certified as an examiner for French language tests (DELF and DALF) in December 2015.

Teaching Approach

Depending on what you want to achieve with me, my teaching approach will vary. Below, you will find common objectives and my strategies to help reach those objectives.

If you want to improve your conversation in French.> I propose you to talk spontaneously. We can choose document(s) to look up before sessions, this will allow us to be better prepared for the discussion. You can prepare a list of vocabulary as well as some questions and opinions referring to the document(s), that we can discuss during the session. While we talk, I’ll write down the mistakes I hear and send you their corrected forms afterwards.

If you want to train your competences in French. > We can use activities I created in order to discuss a large range of topics and to use all the different skills (speaking, writing, understanding oral, understanding writing).

If you want to refresh your French. > I first propose you to talk in French so that I can have a better idea of what you know and what needs to be reviewed. After that, I can prepare exercises to review difficult notions and activities to do together in order to use French as much as possible.

If you want to take a French exam (DELF, DALF, TCF, GCSE). > We’ll use the past subjects of the exam you need to take to train, so that you get familiar with the exam and we see what needs to be reviewed as we do the exercises. If you are not sure which exam is the best for you, I may help you choose, or I can at least redirect you towards useful websites.

If you want to begin learning French. > We will naturally start by discovering the basics such as the alphabet, the pronunciation, the masculine/feminine system, useful sentences to introduce oneself and essential verbs. We’ll use material I created that aim to let you deduce the rules.

If you want to improve one particular skill as written comprehension, reading, understanding oral, understanding writing, conjugation, grammar… > Tell me what you want and let me create activities to help you get better.

If you have specific requests. > Let me know what you’d like to do and I’ll do my best to prepare lessons that fit your wishes. To give you a few examples of what I already did with some students, comprehension of French songs, activities aiming at being able to contact emergency services, reading a book together…

If you wish to have homework in between the sessions, I can give some.

Don’t hesitate to contact me in case you have questions, I’ll be happy to help you! ,)

Currently, I'm focusing on improving teaching to adults and young adults so I cannot accept any booking for children. Thank you for your understanding.

My last class was :
Today.
 
26 Apr 2018
By : Tanya13
Subject : French 
The combination of the home assignments with auto-correct and the assignments that we discuss during the class is great. And while my level of French is still low, I dare to speak with Jeanne and it works:)
 
23 Apr 2018
By : Tanya13
Subject : French 
I love our lessons and they fly so fast!
 
19 Apr 2018
By : Tanya13
Subject : French 
I really like the fact that Jeanne customizes homework for you. The way of explaining the grammar starting from the examples and then making you derive the rules based on the examples makes better understand and memorize the grammar rules.
 
16 Apr 2018
By : Tanya13
Subject : French 
Jeanne is a great teacher, she is very patient and she makes me speak French!

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